Germany’s Alexander Zverev slips at the net during his men’s singles quarter-final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the French Open. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images

Despite sending mighty serves crashing down from a great height, towering world number five Alexander Zverev could offer only momentary resistance to (...)

Novak Djokovic  at the AccorHotels Arena ahead of the  Paris Masters. Photograph:  Justin Setterfield/Getty Images

Ranked number 22 in June, Novak Djokovic has an excellent chance to be back at number one by November. No man has made it to the top from so far back (...)

Novak Djokovic kisses the trophy after defeating Juan Martin del Potro in the men’s final of the US Open. Photograph: AP

Sitting on a French mountaintop provided the inspiration for Novak Djokovic to climb back to the tennis summit. The 31-year-old defeated Juan Martin (...)

 Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus returns to Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in their first-round match at  Wimbledon. Photograph: Nic Bothma/EPA

Two-time champion Petra Kvitova slumped out of Wimbledon in the first round on Tuesday, beaten by inspired world number 50 Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Be(...)

Novak Djokovic congratulates Marco Cecchinato on victory in their men’s singles quarter finals match during day ten of the 2018 French Open at Roland Garros. Photo: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

Marco Cecchinato, a man who has lived under the cloud of match-fixing allegations for two years, emerged into the sunshine here on Tuesday when he pro(...)

  Novak Djokovic plays a backhand return to Spain’s Jaume Munar during their men’s singles second-round match at the French Open. Photograph: Christophe Simon/AFP/Getty Images

Novak Djokovic may not be firing on all cylinders but the former world number one is safely through to the third round of the French Open. The Serbia(...)

Nick Kyrgios during the French Open first-round match against  Italy’s  Marco Cecchinato. Photograph:  Benoit Tessier/Reuters

After another confrontation with an umpire, Nick Kyrgios voiced his frustration at perceived double standards as the French Open got underway in Paris(...)